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Computer learning system detects emotional context in text messages

lun, 29/06/2015 - 12:45
A student has developed a computerized learning system that can detect emotional sentiments, such as sarcasm and irony, in text messages and emails. It could help detect content that suggests suicidal ideations, or other "calls for help.”

Breakthrough graphene production could trigger revolution in artificial skin development

jeu, 25/06/2015 - 11:20
A pioneering new technique to produce high-quality, low cost graphene could pave the way for the development of the first truly flexible 'electronic skin,' that could be used in robots.

Computer vision and mobile technology could help blind people 'see'

jeu, 25/06/2015 - 08:15
Computer scientists are developing new adaptive mobile technology that could enable blind and visually-impaired people to ‘see’ through their smartphone or tablet. The team plans to use color and depth sensor technology inside new smartphones and tablets, like the recent Project Tango by Google, to enable 3D mapping and localisation, navigation and object recognition.

What your clothes may literally say about you

mer, 24/06/2015 - 11:55
Researchers have designed a responsive hybrid material that is fueled by an oscillatory chemical reaction and can perform computations based on changes in the environment or movement, and potentially even respond to human vital signs.

Iris recognition gives smartphone users more security options, expert says

mar, 23/06/2015 - 16:13
A new smartphone has been developedwith iris recognition and a professor says the technology is giving people more options to protect their electronic devices and should be available in the United States in the near future.

Robot controlled remotely with thoughts

mar, 23/06/2015 - 10:36
For someone suffering from paralysis or limited mobility, visiting with other people is extremely difficult. Scientists have been working on a revolutionary brain-machine approach in order to restore a sense of independence to the disabled. The idea is to remotely control a robot from home with one's thoughts. The research, involving numerous subjects located in different countries, produced excellent results in both human and technical terms.

Car of the future: Autonomous, or cooperative

lun, 22/06/2015 - 12:48
The self-driving car has strong potential for improving traffic flow, road safety, and reducing the environmental impact of traffic. But only if it is designed to communicate with other cars and smart road systems. Not all self-driving cars fulfill this requirement. Scientists call for an integral innovation approach that requires European policy makers and companies to set up standards for the development and implementation of this new technology.

Micro-tentacles created so tiny robots can handle delicate objects

lun, 22/06/2015 - 09:23
Robotics experts have developed microrobotic tentacles that can be the hands and fingers of small robots designed to safely handle delicate objects.

Carrying a table together with a co-operative robot

ven, 19/06/2015 - 08:44
From a robot’s perspective, humans are normally a nuisance: when robots and humans have to work together, it often leads to problems. Researchers want to teach robots how to interact with humans and work together to accomplish tasks. CogIMon stands for “cognitive compliant interaction in motion.” This research group is working on humanoid as well as industrial robots.

Squid inspires camouflaging smart materials

lun, 15/06/2015 - 10:39
Researchers have shown it is possible to create artificial skin that can be transformed at the flick of a switch to mimic one of nature's masters of camouflage, the squid.

Robot eyes will benefit from insect vision

mer, 10/06/2015 - 13:14
The way insects see and track their prey is being applied to a new robot under development, in the hopes of improving robot visual systems.

Robotic harvesting of broccoli could be coming to a field near you

mer, 10/06/2015 - 09:32
A project involving 3D camera technology currently being developed could result in a fully automatic robotic harvesting system for broccoli. The project will test whether 3D camera technology can be used to identify and select when broccoli is ready for harvesting. This will be a key step towards the development of a fully automatic robotic harvesting system for broccoli, which will significantly reduce production costs.

Developing a robot that learns from scratch, like a child

mer, 10/06/2015 - 09:31
Researchers have made a robot that learns like a young child. At least, that's the idea. The machine starts with nothing -- it has to learn everything from scratch.

Using Minecraft to unboggle the robot mind

lun, 08/06/2015 - 12:02
Researchers are developing a new algorithm to help robots better plan their actions in complex environments. It's designed to help robots be more useful in the real world, but it's being developed with the help of a virtual world -- that of the video game Minecraft.

Planarian regeneration model discovered by artificial intelligence

jeu, 04/06/2015 - 16:24
An artificial intelligence system has for the first time reverse-engineered the regeneration mechanism of planaria -- the small worms whose power to regrow body parts makes them a research model in human regenerative medicine. The discovery presents the first model of regeneration discovered by a non-human intelligence and the first comprehensive model of planarian regeneration, which has eluded human scientists for a century.

Helping robots handle uncertainty

mer, 03/06/2015 - 12:44
Decentralized partially observable Markov decision processes are a way to model autonomous robots' behavior in circumstances where neither their communication with each other nor their judgments about the outside world are perfect. Now researchers note that an algorithm for planning robot collaborations makes complex models practical.

Underwater robot swarms use collective cognition to perform tasks

jeu, 28/05/2015 - 08:36
Scientists have created underwater robot swarms that function like schools of fish, exchanging information to monitor the environment, searching, maintaining, exploring and harvesting resources in underwater habitats. The project developed autonomous robots that interact with each other and exchange information, resulting in a cognitive system that is aware of its environment.

Job-sharing with nursing robots

mer, 27/05/2015 - 15:11
Given the threat of a massive earthquake striking Japan, researchers have organized a cooperative project team to develop a new robot. They set about determining the factors that are most important to hospital patients in modern society, after which they set about developing the world's first medical round robot capable of job-sharing, making more time for face-to-face nursing care.

New algorithm lets autonomous robots divvy up assembly tasks on the fly

mer, 27/05/2015 - 14:21
Today's industrial robots are remarkably efficient -- as long as they're in a controlled environment where everything is exactly where they expect it to be.

Robots can automatically recover from damage in minutes

mer, 27/05/2015 - 13:40
Robots will one day provide tremendous benefits to society, such as in search and rescue missions and putting out forest fires -- but not until they can learn to keep working if they become damaged. A new article shows how to make robots automatically recover from injury in less than two minutes.